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Join a team of passionate art lovers!  AWE offers a creative and vibrant work environment.

Established in 1943, AWE is the largest public art gallery in Southwestern Ontario and has grown with incredible support from the Windsor-Essex community. At AWE, we share historical Canadian, Indigenous, and contemporary art with the Windsor-Essex community in inventive and creative ways. Through our activities, we spark creativity and conversations, and educate and engage. With 15,000 square feet of exhibition space, new takes on our permanent collection of nearly 4,000 artworks, and through unexpected partnerships, AWE is the creative heart of Windsor-Essex.

Assistant Digital Learning

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Job location: Windsor, Ontario
  • Length of assignment: June 26, 2023 – February 11, 2024 (33 weeks)
  • Hourly wage: $16.65

ABOUT AWE:

Established in 1943, AWE is the largest public art gallery in Southwestern Ontario and has grown with incredible support from the Windsor-Essex community. At AWE, we share historical Canadian, Indigenous, and contemporary Art with the Windsor-Essex community in inventive and creative ways. Through our engaging educational activities, we spark creativity and conversations. With 15,000 square feet of exhibition space, new takes on our permanent collection of nearly 4000 artworks, and through unexpected partnerships, AWE is the creative heart of Windsor-Essex.

NATURE AND SCOPE:

Under the supervision of the Head of Programs and Partnerships and working closely with curators, staff, and volunteers, this position focuses on supporting AWE’s digital strategy. The Digital Assistant is responsible for supporting digital education initiatives at AWE, including coordinating programming for youth, developing and delivering digital outreach programs, researching and collating qualitative and quantitative data related to the education programs.

SUMMARY OF KEY DUTIES:

  • Supports the development of content on visual literacy specific to youth and culturally diverse audiences and incorporates Ministry of Education curriculum content;
  • Researches and develops interpretative materials in collaboration with other public program staff;
  • Organizes all aspects of digital programs, including coordinating registration, staffing, content preparation;
  • Records and edits content for virtual fields trips;
  • Researches digital tools and resources;
  • Creates online educational games;
  • Facilitates workshops and/or skill shares;
  • Plans and coordinates supplies and materials for programs;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-secondary degree in Communications, Film, Animation, Computer Science, Visual Arts and/or Visual Arts Education, or Theater;
  • Experience working in an education/and or cultural environment;
  • Knowledge of visual arts and the ability to research, prepare, and present educational information that is accessible to a range of ages and levels of experience;
  • Strong written and oral communication and administrative skills;
  • Experience using audio-visual equipment
  • Demonstrated digital skills.

AWE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Upon request, accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. We are committed to employment equity and support building a skilled and diverse workforce. Members from the following designated groups (Women, Indigenous, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.

Who can apply?

Applicants should:

  • Be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, or must have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • Be willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
  • Not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with the program;
  • Be unemployed or underemployed;
  • Be a college or university graduate; and
  • Not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed with the program.

Interested applicants must apply through the Young Canada Works portal

Note: Priority will be given to graduates that have not previously participated in YCW internship programs.

Send any questions by email to tboucher@artwindsoressex.ca